International Society of Political Psychology

Conference Abstracts

City psychology: population training to psychohygiene principles

Roman Troyanovskiy, City mental hospital №3 of I.I.Skvortsova-Stepanova, St-Petersburg

Conference: ISPP 2011
Affiliation: City mental hospital №3 of I.I.Skvortsova-Stepanova, St-Petersburg
Research Area: Social inequality and social change

The сity and megapolis environment where number of inhabitants exceeds one million forms absolutely certain psychological rules of life and interaction of people with each other. Experience of working with people having psychological problems and mental disorders, shows that people don’t have knowledge on three basic aspects. (1) how to remove their psychological stress, (2) how to communicate with people of other culture living nearby in the city, (3) how to dialogue with the relatives who are in stress. As results of the research shows - training to psychological rules of life in a city (psychohygiene) helps people to adapt better to megapolis environment. Patient’s self-reports and the analysis of individual cards of supervision, shows that respondents feel better and further transfer psychological loads are better, relations in a family and on work improve. The following task – mass population training to psychohygiene principles